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Cheezburger Deal Spawned Out Of LA's TwiistUp

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The $30M funding deal for Seattle's Cheezburger , the web publisher best known for its LOLcats-themed I Can Has Cheezburger? READ MORE>>.

Chromatik Takes Twiistup Top Showoff Prize

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Los Angeles-based Chromatik , which is developing a web-based, music learning products, took the top honors at the Twiistup Showoff event Thursday night. chromatik twiistup twiistup8 music learning award startup entrepreneur showoffChromatik's product is still in alpha mode. READ MORE>>.

ExpenseBay Takes Twiistup

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Los Angeles-based ExpenseBay scored the top award--a Lego trophy--at last week's Twiistup startup showcase event, rising above 11 other startups looking to strut their stuff to investors, angel investors, entrepreneurs, and others at the Universal Hilton on Thursday and Friday. Tags: expensebay twiistup contest

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Twiistup 007: Date, Speakers, Early Bird Special

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Today Twiistup has announced it official date of January 28th 2010 and an awesome lineup of its first confirmed speakers.  gigaom.com.  .

Los Angeles Startup Weekend August 2011 | The Complete Breakdown

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We ended up winning Startup Weekend LA (Nov 2009) and launching Ming.ly, soon being invited to present at the LA Twiistup conference a month later.

The Challenges (& Opportunities) of Starting a Tech Company in LA

Jason Nazar

In Los Angeles we are at a disadvantage because the founder(s) often have no experience in building consumer web applications. link]. link].

Tsavo Loses Macadaan

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Macadaan is well known in the Los Angeles technology community for creating and running Twiistup, the popular Los Angeles technology networking and startup showcase event. Tsavo develops content-focused web sites which apply technology to serve up more relevant information and advertising depending on who was visiting those web sites.

Interview with Fouad ElNaggar, Redpoint Ventures

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Thanks for the time today. Fouad ElNaggar: There has been this perception that we are not involved in Los Angeles, which I find really funny. Thanks!

Los Angeles Tech Launched - Hot List

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This is the beginning of a content community that collects and organizes the best content from blogs and web sites. I'm happy to announce the launch of the Los Angeles Tech Content Community. The goal is to create a place where it's relatively easy to find current content and highly relevant content surrounding Los Angeles Technology.

EQAL Launches Social Publishing Tool

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Los Angeles-based EQAL , said this morning at Twiistup that the firm is launching a new, social publishing tool it is calling Umbrella, focused on independent producers, celebrity talent, and online personalities. READ MORE>>.

Demand Media's Rosenblatt On IPO, Exits

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Richard Rosenblatt , the CEO of Los Angeles-based Demand Media said today at the Twiistup conference in Los Angeles, that he sees an IPO as a possible opportunity for the firm. Rosenblatt had suggested earlier this year at the Web 2.0 conference the firm was looking at exit optioins. READ MORE>>.

Visible Networking

SoCal CTO

This past week has had an interesting confluence of events that's led me to conclude that I want to start doing a lot of visible networking among the tech / web crowd here in Los Angeles. Mark mentioned Twiistup and VentureNet , but generally the room felt that it was hit and miss with all events. More often 4. Especially with traffic.

TechZulu's Best Of 2009

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broadwayallday : The Man Behind The 50 Cent Web Empire. HQ.0: All Web Leads. Twiistup Shows Off Its New Legs And The Judges Say.

Interview with Rahul Sonnad, Geodelic

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First, for folks who haven't heard of Geodelic, what do you do? For the end user, we let you find the most relevant location-based information by you.

Making The Most out of Sitting on Panels

Both Sides of the Table

photo from left to right: me, QD3, Brian Solis, Chamillionaire, Ian Rogers and Brian Zisk – most of whom I got to know through Twiistup panels).

Interview with Jerome Chang, BlankSpaces

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Jerome Change: A couple of the typical clients here are Tsavo Media, the new company from Michael Jones and Twiistup founder Mike Macadaan. We have Sometrics, which is kind of a search technology for Web 2.0, and they were here for a few days because they needed an internet connection. What's the idea behind coworking?